Chairperson Ted Engel of the Rhea County Republican Party announced today that Cameron Sexton, Tennessee House of Representatives Speaker, will be this year’s Rhea County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner Keynote Speaker.
The annual party event will be held on April 15, at 6 p.m. at the Rhea County High School Auditorium. Tickets for the event are $65 per seat or a table of 6 for $325. Doors will open at 5 p.m.
Speaker Sexton (R-Crossville) is in his second term as Speaker of the House. He is an eighth generation Tennessean is currently in his sixth term serving the 25th House District, which includes all of Cumberland County and the eastern part of Putnam County. He previously served as House Republican Caucus Chairman for the first half of the 111th General Assembly. As Caucus Chairman, Rep. Sexton expanded and grew conservative initiatives under the House Republican Majority over the past six years. He also chaired the House Health Committee during the 109th and 110th General Assemblies, and he has served as Majority Whip during the 108th General Assembly. Sexton holds a degree in Public Administration from the University of Tennessee. He and his wife Lacey live in Crossville, and they have three children: Greer, Olivia, and Nathaniel. They are members of Central Baptist Church where he is active in the church’s youth programs. Sexton is also employed by One Bank of Tennessee where he works in Business Development, and he is on the bank’s Board of Directors.
Rep. Sexton is actively involved in his community and in civic organizations. He has served as a board member on the Friends of Cumberland Mountain State Park and the Good Samaritan Society. He is also a member of the Crossville Noon Rotary Club, the Relay for Life Committee, and the Fairfield Glade Lions Club.
To reserve a table, you can go to the Rhea County Republican Party website at www.rheagop.org or contact Charles Riggs at 423 309-4520 or at CRiggs8136@aol.com.